2016-12-27

2016 Round Up

It’s almost midnight, Boxing Day is almost over and I am tired. I hurt in places I didn’t know existed, I have laughed, I have cried, I have cooked, I have been a hostess, I have eaten and drunk way too much and I have loved every moment of it. Now its all over, I
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Christmas Gifts with The Works

Are you ready for Christmas? I have to admit, I am starting to panic. I have not finished my shopping and this year I am catering for six at Christmas dinner. I keep telling myself that it is just a day but we always get swept up in the festivities that we panic thinking everything
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Christmas Gift Guide -Big Kids and Gown Ups

Buying for adults can be somewhat tricky at times. What do you get for the person who has everything? What do you get to impress if you are shopping on a budget? We have scoured the Internet and found some great suggestions for you which will hopefully help with any Christmas shopping worries you may
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All Or Nothing – The Musical

Monday was a strange day for me.  I had offered to go and help with a corporate event in Manchester in the early hours of the morning, but I did not foresee leaving the house at 6.15am and returning home after 1am.  The day ran away with itself and before I know it, I am
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Answering Vogue’s 73 Questions

I am not famous in the slightest but I thought it would be fun to join in with the 73 questions when tagged by Carolin at Mummy Alarm. If you have not seen the YouTube series, it is where celebs show you round their house while answering a series of get to know you questions,
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Christmas comes but once a year – but if you are a blogger it lasts for MONTHS!

Yes, I am already thinking about Christmas, and I have already got the decorations out.  You may think I am mad but as a blogger this is quite normal.  This year I am undertaking a task that has had me up at night counting the days till Christmas, and not in a good way –
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When being alone is hard work

If you have children you will know that having alone time as a parent is worth its weight in gold. It’s blissful, the quiet, no questions asked time out where you do not have to worry – although you do, you are a parent after all, and that is our job. If you, like I
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I am a crazy cat lady – it’s official

Some of my friends were confused when I said I was bringing home my new baby.  An immaculate conception must have occurred as they reminded me that I have not been pregnant for over 10 years now and I also am missing the man in my life for such things.  Of course, there are other
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BritMums Live 2016 Round Up

Cake was eaten, wine was drunk, there we discussions about women’s fluidity and plenty of hugs. That can only mean that BritMums is over for another year. This year I did feel like something was missing. With the event being shorter than previous years and many long standing bloggers who I have met throughout the
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I am going to BritMums Live 16

2016 marks the fourth year that I will be making my way down to London and enjoying the sights and sounds of #BMLive16. In true blogger fashion, I am joining in with the get to know me linky as this is the first year I am attending with my new blog – The Motherhood. So,
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